EnglishGreekDeutschFrenchItalianRussian
Crete TOURnet: Home Crete Guide Sights in Crete Byzantine Sights Panagia Vriomeni Monastery in Meseleri

Panagia Vriomeni Monastery in Meseleri

A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
Meseleri is the site of the ancient city of Oleros which had been under the influence of Ierapytna, the stronger city and in the second century B.C. Oleros was under the sovereignty of Ierapytna. Southeast of the village of Meseleri is the old monastery of the Panagia Vriomeni surrounded by trees, and strongly resembles the setting of an ancient Greek temple. Above the entrance door the date 1577 is inscribed. The church also contains some attractive frescoes

Photos of Panagia Vriomeni Monastery in Meseleri:


A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
The Panagia fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
The Panagia fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
The frescoed interior of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery church, Meseleri
The frescoed interior of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery church, Meseleri
The church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery Meseleri
The church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery Meseleri
The church of the Panagia Vriomeni in Meseleri
The church of the Panagia Vriomeni in Meseleri
The Byzantine church of the Panagia Vriomeni, Meseleri
The Byzantine church of the Panagia Vriomeni, Meseleri
A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
A fresco in the church of the Panagia Vriomeni Monastery, Meseleri
 
Visit the area of the sight: Meseleri